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Bilbao Berria

#293 of 8,127 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
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Placa Nova, 3, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 17 00 11
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09:30 - 00:00
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Mon - Fri 09:30 - 00:00
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 01:00
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2012

managed to get a table outside on both days that we visited - superb varied choice and very inexpensive. Lovely location in the square , restaurant always busy and tables turned very quickly Great fun

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Newton, MA
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2012

because that's how you get charged -- each portion is the same price and each is on a wooden stick. You just pick all you want, order a drink and sit down wherever you can. Someone will come around, count the sticks and give you the bill. Good stuff like smoked salmon, little sausages, croquettes, tempura vegetables, etc.

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Hengelo
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2012

We ate here with our friend, she's from Barcelona. We thought this was a typically touristic and expensive restaurant, but it was not. The pincho's were €1,65 a piece and we ordered a bottle of cava for €18,- So the price is average. And the pincho's (little tapas on a stick) were really good. We arrived a little late, around... More 

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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2012 via mobile

Great little tapas cafe. After 8:30 PM on Saturday night seating is first come, first serve. Lots of locals. Fun vibe. Reasonably priced. Good selection of tapas.

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Chevy Chase, MD
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125 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2012 via mobile

All of the positive reviews are well-deserved. The tapas are varied and tasty, not to mention absurdly inexpensive. A great, fun evening -- provided you can get a seat!

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Heraklion, Greece
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2012

I visited the restaurant after reading the reviews on tripadvisor and i was not disappointed! There is a great variety of tapas/pintxos - all for the same price (1,8 euros). Although at first they don't seem large, you can easily get full and eat without spending much money. We ate 8 tapas/pintxos each and were very full and with 2... More 

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Thank Elias M
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2012

It was our first time in Barcelona and therefor our first time at Bilbao-Berria. Great fresh ingredients, huge variety, modern interior, great white wine, right price. We've fallen in love with the tapas/pintxos way of eating for sure. Next time in Barcelona we will be back at Bilbao-Berria :-)

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San Francisco, California
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2012

I have been to Bilbao-Berria every time I am in Barcelona, and I have never been disappointed with the food. Service depends on the person, some are great, others have an attitude problem, but I have always been able to "break the ice" and get better service from the wait staff. The place is small, few tables. and it is... More 

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Crete, Greece
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2012

Really impressed about the huge variety and the quality of the pintxos!Everything very very fresh and being prepared at the same time.The interior is quite modern but if you are lucky to have a seat outside definitely worth it while the view of the cathedral and the busy square during night is quite nice.Not so much enthusiastic about the quality... More 

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Fort Lauderdale
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2012

I picked this place via Tripadvisor as it's around the corner from my hotel. Loved it. Am here on business, so went alone. Toured the counter, picked up what I wanted, ate, paid, no fuss, no muss - yummy. I am biased as I simply love the tapas way of eating, and with some new items to pick from, this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 01:00
Monday
09:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
09:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
09:30 - 00:00
Thursday
09:30 - 00:00
Friday
09:30 - 00:00
Saturday
10:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Placa Nova, 3, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: +34 933 17 00 11

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas brought to life by the many small bars and local musicians lasting late into the night. Fashionistas will be drawn to Portal de L’Angel, which is lined with well-known brand names and smaller boutique stands.
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